Sonia Orwell

Standard Name: Orwell, Sonia


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Family and Intimate relationships Ivy Compton-Burnett
Jourdain had published a translation of Horace 's Odes in 1904 and the important History of English Secular Embroidery in 1910: in the latter year she also published almost sixty articles on a wide variety...
Family and Intimate relationships George Orwell
During that same year GO proposed marriage to Sonia Brownell , editorial assistant on Horizon, who refused him. She accepted when he proposed again only months before his death, and they were married on...
Friends, Associates Ivy Compton-Burnett
After Jourdain's death, ICB 's circle of friends included George Furlong , Rex Brandreth , Barbara and Walter Robinson , Soame Jenyns , Elizabeth Taylor , Sonia Orwell (widow of the writer George Orwell), Australian-born...
Textual Production George Orwell
Sonia Orwell and Ian Angus edited a four-volume Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters of George Orwell, 1968, which appeared in a Penguin paperback in 1970. Other editions have followed.
“Contemporary Authors”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Centre-LRC.
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Publisher John Calder and writer's widow Sonia Orwell together organised at Edinburgh the first, highly successful Writers' Conference.